I am thrilled to share with you all the best crochet feather patterns. Crochet feathers are so charming and versatile that you could make a bunch using up random skeins or balls of yarn in colors of your choice.
Crochet feather patterns are incredibly versatile, which further contributes to their popularity. crochet feathers can be easily adapted into a wide range of other crochet items. They can be used as accents on larger pieces like blankets or sweaters, turned into standalone items such as bookmarks or earrings, or even strung together to create beautiful dream catchers or mobiles.
Crochet feather patterns come in various difficulty levels, making them super customizable. The feathers can be made as simple or intricate as desired, making them suitable for beginners and advanced crocheters alike. Moreover, they can be customized in terms of size, color, and pattern, aligning with the personal taste of the crafter or the recipient of the crochet item.
Crochet feathers can be both functional and decorative. They can add texture and warmth to scarves or shawls, while also serving as eye-catching decor when used in wall hangings or garlands. Crochet garments are not left out!
Yarn suggestions for crochet feather patterns
Suitable for Various Yarn Types: Feather patterns can be crocheted with a range of yarn types – from cotton to Acrylic – each lending a different feel and look to the final product. This means that there’s a feather pattern for every season and purpose.
Skill level required to make Crochet Feather patterns
Crochet feathers are suitable for all levels of crocheters! Anyone from a beginner crocheter to an intermediate and an Advanced crocheter could make crochet feathers. There are various patterns available for each level!
Tools and materials commonly needed for crocheting feathers.
You need your yarn – Mosr crochet feathers use less than 30 yards of yarn, making this project a perfect stash buster.
Crochet hook – Depending on the weight of the yarn, you will need a crochet hook. Usually a hook within 2.5mm – 6mm
Tips and Tricks for Crocheting Feathers
Crocheting feathers can be a rewarding activity when you have the right tips and tricks up your sleeve. Here are some of the best ones to help you make beautiful and realistic crochet feathers:
Choose the Right Yarn: Your choice of yarn can significantly impact how your feathers turn out. Thinner yarns like sport weights may give you more delicate feathers, while bulkier yarns like Aran weight can create more substantial, textured, and bigger feathers.
Practice Tension Control: In crochet, maintaining consistent tension is key to achieving a neat and even result. This is especially important when crocheting feathers, as uneven tension can lead to distorted feathers. Practice maintaining a steady tension, not too loose and not too tight, to keep your stitches even.
Master the Basic Stitches: Many feather patterns shown utilize a combination of basic stitches such as single crochet, double crochet, and treble crochet. Make sure you’re comfortable with these before moving on to more complex patterns.
Use a Stitch Marker: Since feather patterns often involve repeating a series of steps down the length of a central “spine” or chain, using a stitch marker can be helpful in keeping your place, especially in more complex designs.
Blocking is Key: After you’ve finished your crochet feather, it may not look quite right just yet. That’s where blocking comes in. This process involves wetting your crochet piece, then shaping it and allowing it to dry. For feathers, blocking helps to enhance the feather shape and can make the details of your pattern stand out more. For a firm feather, you might need to spray with starch.
Color Planning: If you’re using different colors in your feather pattern, plan ahead where the color changes will occur. Smooth transitions or contrasting colors can greatly enhance the visual appeal of your crochet feathers.
Best Crochet Feather Patterns
20 Best Crochet Feather Patterns to make
These crochet feather patterns vary in level of their difficulty. I have classified them into
This is an absolute beginner crochet feather pattern. Perfect project for accessories like keychains, brooches, earrings, and appliques.
For this project, you only need two crochet stitches! This makes it my favorite of all the crochet feathers! If you are confident about how to make the slip stitch and know how to make chains, you are all set for this project!
Supplies for the Crochet feather necklace pattern
Yarn - Any weight of yarn will work.
A 10 mm split ring or bail. A leather string
Hook - any suitable crochet hook that goes with your yarn.
The finished size of this crochet feather project is 6 inches
What's not to love in Sylvie Damey's crochet feathers? There's an endless possibility of what you can turn these into! My favorite part is the yarn yarnbombing these were turned into for a local festival! Don't you just love the amazing wings?
This pattern comes in 4 different sizes with an easy to follow detailed instructions.
Crochet feathers in 4 sizes** with this easy-to-follow crochet tutorial. Lots of step-by-step pictures.Perfect for appliqués, yarnbombing, dream-catchers…
We crocheted hundreds of them for giant wings, for a local festival’s yarnbombing.
This double-sided crochet feather pattern is simply amazing. I love the use of colors in this. You can totally use more colors or go with just a single color but you will definitely have lots of fun making this one.
You can use any yarn weight for this project with the corresponding hook size.
She made a detailed video ((see it here) to help you with your crochet feathers.
I am in love with this amazing large feather, it is perfect as a wall hanging! You can totally customize this for your desired use. Go with the thicker weight of yarn for a much bigger feather wall hanging.
There is also a video tutorial to help with making this cute crochet feather wall-hanging pattern!
Yarn - Cotton Rope 3mm (bulky weight) and 4.5mm hook in about 55 - 63 yards.
Another fun crochet feather is the owl feather garland pattern by Tamsyn Simmonds. This feather garland will look beautiful in adorning a mantle piece, above a doorway, or as shelf edging and makes a great gift for owl or nature lovers, or dorm or teen bedroom décor or anywhere else you decide to use it.
With about 120 yards of DK weight yarn and a 3 mm crochet hook, you will have your feather garland in no time!
The finished Owl Feather Garland measures approximately 1.75m (1.9yards) in length, large feathers 17x3.5cm (6.7”x1.4”), small feathers 11x2.7cm (4.3”x1”),
Intermediate projects with crochet feather patterns
These are crochet patterns that require a little more attention.
I have always admired crochet Peacock Feather Throws! But this particular throw by Christa Veenstra is breathtaking! I love the beautiful colors used and how the colors complement each other. You can totally use different color combinations for yours!
This croche feather throw pattern is made by joining different motifs. With each motif measuring approximately 12.5cm/5in diameter.
The finished feather throw measures approx. 136cm x 150cm / 53.5in x 59in, but it can be made in any shape or size.
Yarn - Any fingering weight yarn can be used for this project.
Oh, if joining multiple motifs scares you, this throw uses the join-as-you-go (JAYG) method. As such you will have fun making this project.
Now, how about a C2C crochet Feather throw pattern by Cheryl Chudo, this is made in 4 separate pieces and joined together. I love how she has added padding to her blanket! This technique reduces the number of ends if you ask me.
Yarn = Any Worsted weight yarn and a 5.4 mm hook.
Crochet Feathers incorporated into accessories
Not only can you use your crochet feathers as appliques, but these can also be used as accessories.
Think if creating headbands, earrings, necklaces, and so on!
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